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Research Labs Evacuate Ahead of Irma
Staff | Sep 7, 2017
Scientists leave behind ongoing experiments as the Category 5 hurricane whips through the Caribbean and heads toward the U.S. mainland.
Opinion: The Flood Reduction Benefits of Wetlands
Siddharth Narayan, Michael W. Beck | Aug 31, 2017
Conservationists and the insurance industry team up to model the economic benefits of marshes during hurricanes.
Science Labs Offer Help to Texas Researchers
Jef Akst | Aug 29, 2017
Sparked by a tweet from a Philadelphia scientist, the March for Science–Houston has launched a database of facilities offering to host reagents and researchers.
Flooding in Texas Blocks Researchers from Campuses
Kerry Grens | Aug 28, 2017
Marine Science Institute on the Gulf experiences damage; “rideout teams” keep watch over animals and facilities.
Opinion: Preparing for Potential Disasters
Larissa Paschyn | Jan 25, 2017
How to increase the resiliency of biotechnology organizations in the face of emergency risks
Weathering the Storm
Jef Akst | Dec 1, 2013
How to prepare your lab for natural disasters and cope with unavoidable consequences
The Price of DNA IDs
Jef Akst | Sep 16, 2013
Following natural disasters or violent political turmoil, DNA science can help identify victims. But what if a country can’t afford the technology?